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Russian Sanctions

gCaptain’s full coverage of western sanctions against Russia for its war in Ukraine.


Wednesday, July 10, 2024
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Dozens of Tankers Sanctioned Over Russian Oil Are Sitting Idle Around the World

(Bloomberg) — From the frigid waters of Russia’s Baltic Sea to the Pacific shores of Vladivostok, dozens of tankers that previously moved Moscow’s

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024
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Russia’s Sovcomflot Says Western Sanctions Are Undermining Safety at Sea

LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) – Sanctions on shipping companies are undermining safety at sea and pose dangers for trade as ship standards are impacted,

June 25, 2024
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Monday, June 24, 2024
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EU Targets Russia’s Dark Fleet in Latest Sanctions

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – For the first time the EU is targeting specific vessels part of Russia’s dark fleet created to circumvent the oil price

June 24, 2024
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EU Adopts New Sanctions Against Russia, Including LNG

BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – European Union countries adopted a 14th package of sanctions on Russia that aims to close some loopholes and hits

June 24, 2024
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Friday, June 21, 2024
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Russian Oil Tankers Sanctioned by the UK Gather in Baltic Sea

(Bloomberg) — Three crude oil tankers recently sanctioned by the UK are gathering in the Baltic Sea, where two of them feature in loading programs for

June 21, 2024
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Thursday, June 20, 2024
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EU Sanctions Package Hit Russian LNG, Shadow Fleet Tankers

By Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — The European Union has approved a new package of sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, seeking to tighten the

June 20, 2024
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LNG terminal in Barcelona, Spain
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EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

BRUSSELS, June 20 (Reuters) – European Union countries agreed on a 14th package of sanctions against Russia over its war in Ukraine, diplomats said

June 20, 2024
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Monday, June 17, 2024
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Top Shipping Flag Withdraws Approval for Russian Insurer

(Bloomberg) — The world’s largest shipping register withdrew its approval for Russia’s Ingosstrakh Insurance Co. to provide a key document enabling

June 17, 2024
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Friday, June 14, 2024
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Russia Boosts Oil Revenues as Shipping and Trading Network Grows

LONDON/NEW DELHI, June 14 (Reuters) – Russian oil exporters are charging more for their oil in major market India than at any time since the

June 14, 2024
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Thursday, June 13, 2024
Sanctioned ice-capable LNG carrier Alexey Kosygin at the Zvezda shipyard. (Source: Zvezda)
Shipping

U.S. Sanctions LNG Carriers and Chinese Yard to Disrupt Russian Energy Projects

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – New U.S. economic sanctions expand efforts to degrade Russia’s future energy production and export capacity. Measures

June 13, 2024
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UK Imposes First Sanctions Targeting Ships Breaching Russian Oil Restrictions
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UK Imposes First Sanctions Targeting Ships Breaching Russian Oil Restrictions

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday imposed its first sanctions targeting vessels in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “shadow

June 13, 2024
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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
An aerial view shows the Vladimir Arsenyev tanker at the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel/File Photo
Shipping

EU Proposing Sanctions on Russia Shipping Giant Sovcomflot

By Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — The European Union is proposing to sanction Russia’s oil-shipping giant Sovcomflot PJSC in a move to limit the

June 11, 2024
Total Views: 852

Monday, June 10, 2024
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Russian Oil Transfer Near Singapore Reveals Moscow’s Efforts to Dodge U.S. Sanctions

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — The first Russian oil tanker attempting to deliver crude while under US sanctions made a secret cargo transfer onto another

June 10, 2024
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Friday, June 7, 2024
An aerial view shows the Vladimir Arsenyev tanker at the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel//File Photo
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Russian Tanker Group Sovcomflot Expects Sanctions to Cut 2024 Revenues

ST PETERSBURG, June 7 (Reuters) – Russia’s leading tanker group Sovcomflot FLOT.MM said western sanctions and changing market conditions may

June 7, 2024
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Thursday, June 6, 2024
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Safety Dangers From Sanctioned Tanker Fleet Growing

ATHENS, June 6 (Reuters) – Safety dangers are growing from ageing and unregulated vessels, leading ship management firm V.Group told Reuters,

June 6, 2024
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Wednesday, June 5, 2024
A Russian state flag flies on the top of a diesel plant in the Irkutsk Oil Company-owned Yarakta Oil Field in Irkutsk Region. Picture REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Russia Oil Revenue Rise as Nation Adapts to Sanctions

(Bloomberg) — Russia’s oil proceeds to the state budget increased almost 50% in May from a year ago, as its crude prices rose and the nation adapted to

June 5, 2024
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Tuesday, June 4, 2024
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Sanctioned Tankers Pose Rising Environmental Risk in Mediterranean

ATHENS, June 4 (Reuters) – Unregulated tankers sidestepping Western sanctions are posing a bigger risk to the Mediterranean region and

June 4, 2024
Total Views: 604

Monday, June 3, 2024
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Russian Oil Finds New Site for Ship-to-Ship Transfers

(Bloomberg) — Under pressure from Greece’s navy, traders of Russian oil have found a new place to switch cargoes of crude in the Mediterranean sea, a

June 3, 2024
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia
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EU Weighs Proposal to Sanction Russian Oil Tanker Insurer Ingosstrakh

(Bloomberg) — The European Union’s executive arm is examining the feasibility of a proposal by one of its member states to sanction Russia’s

May 29, 2024
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Shadow Fleet Tankers Burning Dirty Fuel a Setback for Shipping’s Clean-Up Efforts

LONDON, May 29 (Reuters) – The growing shadow fleet of tankers transporting sanctioned Iranian, Venezuelan and Russian oil is filling

May 29, 2024
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